• County to receive aid in roads in next year

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Some of Bullitt County’s secondary state roads will receive upgrades during the 2019-20 fiscal year, thanks to allotted funding from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

    KTC planning supervisor Tom Hall presented the annual list of plans to Bullitt Fiscal Court, including maps and revised recommendations made by the District 5 maintenance staff.

    The recommendations were adjusted to account for the county’s participation in the Flex Funds program.

  • Pioneer Village OKs rezoning; spring clean up day set for April 27

     PIONEER VILLAGE - The Pioneer Village City Council may help their neighbors to stuff it in a proper manner.

    City attorney Mark Edison presented the first reading of a rezoning ordinance involving the Mini’s U-Stuff-It storage facility on Summitt Drive, located next to Becknell Hall.

    The rezoning is from B-2 Business to B-1 Business. Edison said the location had three separately-zoned pieces that the owners wanted to bring into the same zoning designation.

    It was approved at a second reading on April 8.

  • Resident angry about destruction of land

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Wendy Geary owns property along New Ed Quick Road that is being affected by slurry dumped into a nearby stream.

    Geary attended a recent Bullitt Fiscal Court meeting stating that no one has informed her about anything going on with the situation, other than employees from Bluegrass Contracting.

    Now she said her property is being accessed by large machinery forcing its way to the creek bed.

  • County ambulance honors veterans who have served country

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - To hear it from Bullitt County Judge/Executive Jerry Summers, providing proper emergency services has been a real battle.

    Summers introduced the newest ambulance in the Bullitt County Emergency Management Agency’s fleet, one that honors those who have served.

    The seventh county ambulance, a Ford Transit, was unveiled at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5710 in Shepherdsville.

    What makes the new ambulance unique is its exterior design, which included the five symbols of the United States Armed Forces.

  • Way to bring bus to Bullitt for workers still alive in study stages

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — The study into whether bus transportation could be expanded with the hopes of helping bring workers to Bullitt County from Louisville has been on-going for years.

    Money has always been the question.

    With some federal funds funneled through the state, Bullitt County has $150,000 for a plan to bring a bus from West Louisville to the Cedar Grove businesses.

    Executive director John Snider told the Bullitt County Economic Development Authority that the money is still available even though the project has not yet started.

  • Hunters Hollow residents not all happy about enforcement

     HUNTERS HOLLOW - Recent efforts made by the Hunters Hollow City Commission to regulate parking and drainage issues, as well as ATV regulations, have not sat well with some residents.

    The commission had city attorney Mark Edison send letter to residences that had gravel placed along the city easement, which was not allowed by city ordinance.

    Also, the commission hoped to determine where to place “No ATV” signs within the city, alerting residents that ATV use was not allowed on city streets per state law.

  • On-street parking continues to be issue for MW

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—To park on the street, or not to park on the street: that has been the question in Mount Washington for the past six weeks.

    It seems as if the question has finally been answered.

    After two failed rewrites on the original ordinance, city attorney Hayden Sweat presented the city council with a summary of a new ordinance that clarified prior concerns.

  • Cleanup on-going after loads of slurry dumped into creek

     BROOKS  — When Rhonda Gribbins’ grandson reported to her that there were several dead fish along Blue Lick Creek, she was concerned.

    Her grandchildren play along the creek, which is normally crystal clear.

    However, when she saw a thick coating of concrete slurry in the creek, she alerted officials. And she posted pictures on social media.


     Elder Law Solutions, PLLC, hosted a ribbon cutting for its newest location in Shepherdsville.

    The offices are located on the second floor of the Porter Building at 162 N. Buckman Street.

    Attorney Emily Monarch and coordinator Vanessa Pierani, along with a trained staff, provide assistance with life care planning, answering questions about aging and related issues, such as physical or mental disabilities, to help provide piece of mind for families.

  • County to look at way it approves roads into system

     SHEPHERDSVILLE  — Bill O’Neill is very grateful to county officials for allowing the road department to grade the gravel on King Hollow Road.

    But, the goal of the quest he started over a year ago is to have the road taken into the county’s road maintenance system.

    That quest has seen some unforeseen obstacles which McNeill doesn’t understand.